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Barbet family page


This is the page of the St Helier register from 1697, which records the burial of Susanne Barbet on 2 October

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Origin of Surname

The name signifies a person with a beard - French barbé

Early records

Although it is probable that the first three spellings shown are variants within the same family, this is not certain. Separate families exist in Normandy spelt 'Barbe', 'Barbey' and 'Barbet'. The other spelling are not known in Jersey.

The two family trees below are distinct but are believed to have the same ancestry.


  • Barbe
  • Barbet
  • Barbey
  • Lebarbey
  • Barbé

Family records


Family trees




Great War service

Notes on our list, abbreviations used etc

  • Emile Peter Vincent Barbet (1881- ) (St J) son of Vincent and Marie Louise Denis, husband of Eliza Jane Simon, 3 sons, 1 daughter, Private, RJGB


Occupation records


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Barbet/Barbey family are now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, dates and reference numbers shown here, it is possible to view a copy of each will. You will have to subscribe to the Archive's online service to do this. To find out more about this collection, which covers the period from 1663 to 1948, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • Jean Barbet, son of Edouard and Madelaine Poingdestre, of St Saviour, bequeaths to the poor of St Saviour, £20 tournois of the order of the King, and to the children of his sister Anne Barbet and John Hepburn, her husband money in 3% annuities of England 17 January 1815 - D/Y/A/18
  • Jeanne Barbet, widow of Jean Falle, of St Helier, bequeaths to the poor of St Helier, £20 of the order of the King 14 January 1812 - D/Y/A/18
  • Susanne Barbey, widow of Nicolas Vaudin 20 January 1728 - D/Y/A/6

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Family gravestones

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